Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 4/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+157) San Francisco (-175)
Oracle Park is the venue where Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants (4-3, 3rd in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (3-5, 4th in NL West) on Sunday. The Rockies open this game at +157 while the Giants are priced at -175. The O/U is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are German Marquez and Anthony DeSclafani.
The Rockies have accrued 14 doubles as a unit and have hit 12 balls out of the park. Colorado is slugging .441 and have been rung up 64 times, while taking a walk on 19 occasions. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are recording 5.6 runs per game, which has them at 6th in MLB. They have tallied 41 RBI's in addition to 63 hits for the year, and their batting average is sitting at .226. They are sitting with 45 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .276.
Rockies pitchers have given up 5 home runs and also 42 runs in total (6th in MLB). They have walked 41 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.07 as a team this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.61 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.55. The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 4.44 on the season (22nd in the league), and their staff has rung up 66 batters.
The Rockies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 4 save situations. The relievers have inherited 17 base runners this season and 29.4% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Rockies pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 12 times in addition to having 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 32 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have tallied 1 hold for the season (23rd in the league). They have recorded 2 saves this season and have missed out on 1 of 3 chances to get a save.
Marquez (42-30 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.87 while he has gone up against 2,727 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 644 base knocks (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 180 walks. His earned run average is 4.23 (303 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.279. Marquez has taken the hill for 644 innings and has racked up 647 K's in his career.
The San Francisco Giants hold a team on-base percentage of .278 and a batting average of .198 so far this year. They have been rung up on 72 occasions (12th in the league) and have accounted for 46 base hits. San Francisco has knocked in 11 home runs for the year and 22 runs batted in. The Giants have a SLG% of .371 and they are earning 3.29 runs per game (24th in baseball). They have hit 7 doubles, while taking a walk 25 times and recording 23 runs.
The Giants are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.113 with a FIP of 3.46 as a team for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.33 (56 strikeouts against 24 walks). They are sitting at 26th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 45. They have conceded 4 long balls and they yield 3.34 runs per 9 innings (6th in MLB). The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 23 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.05 (21 earned runs allowed).
San Francisco has had relievers enter the contest in 7 save opportunities and they have recorded 4 saves. They rank 17th in MLB holding a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have sent 25 relievers onto the diamond so far this year. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 12 times in high leverage situations and also on 7 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relievers have an inherited score rate of 44.0% out of their 9 inherited runners. With 11 save situations, the Giants have amassed 4 holds and also 3 blown saves.
During his career, DeSclafani has given up 668 hits while he has totaled 586 strikeouts in 661 frames. DeSclafani (37-39 record in his career) has a 4.27 earned run average while giving up 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 314 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.294 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.12 and he has gone up against 2,799 opposing hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco (-175)
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